Resolve Quotes

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Maya Angelou
“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.”
Maya Angelou

Winston S. Churchill
“It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required.”
Winston S. Churchill

William Shakespeare
“Our doubts are traitors,
and make us lose the good we oft might win,
by fearing to attempt.”
William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

Stephenie Meyer
“I’ve chosen my life — now I want to start living it.”
Stephenie Meyer, The Twilight Saga

Peter F. Drucker
“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.”
Peter F. Drucker

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Don't ever give up.
Don't ever give in.
Don't ever stop trying.
Don't ever sell out.
And if you find yourself succumbing to one of the above for a brief moment,
pick yourself up, brush yourself off, whisper a prayer, and start where you left off.
But never, ever, ever give up.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Eena, The Tempter's Snare

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Courage to me is doing something daring, no matter how afraid, insecure, intimidated, alone, unworthy, incapable, ridiculed or whatever other paralyzing emotion you might feel. Courage is taking matter what.  So you're afraid? Be afraid.  Be scared silly to the point you're trembling and nauseous, but do it anyway!”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

Richelle E. Goodrich
“If you plan to build walls around me, know this—I will walk through them.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes

Aprilynne Pike
“No - the light in Tamani's eyes was much more than a reflection. It was the fire that melted her anger and devestated her resolve, every single time she saw it.”
Aprilynne Pike, Illusions

Robert Fanney
“Luthiel: I cannot change what will happen. I can only change how I act in the face of it.”
Robert Fanney

“There is no avoidance in delay.”
Aeschylus, Agamemnon

Gregory Maguire
“Indeed, she often wondered if she were dead, or dying from the inside out, and that was the root of her calm, the reason she could surrender her character.”
Gregory Maguire, A Lion Among Men

“A human being always acts and feels and performs in accordance with what he imagines to be true about himself and his environment...For imagination sets the goal ‘picture’ which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of ‘will,’ as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.”
Maxwell Maltz, The New Psycho-Cybernetics: The Original Science of Self-Improvement and Success That Has Changed the Lives of 30 Million People

E.M. Forster
“You told me once that we shall be judged by our intentions, not by our accomplishments. I thought it a grand remark. But we must intend to accomplish—not sit intending on a chair.”
E.M. Forster, Where Angels Fear to Tread

Dejan Stojanovic
“There are many secrets; don’t try to resolve them all.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Ronald Reagan
“Regimes planted by bayonets do not take root... Our military strength is a prerequisite to peace, but let it be clear we maintain this strength in the hope it will never be used, for the ultimate determinant in the struggle that's now going on in the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas, a trial of spiritual resolve, the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish, the ideals to which we are dedicated.”
Ronald Reagan, The Quest for Peace, the Cause of Freedom

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“Where he had failed, I would triumph.
Where he had lost his way, I would find the path out of the labyrinth.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

Dave Eggers
“Some days he climbed over the foothills of indifference to see the landscape of his life and future for what it was: mappable, traversable, achievable.”
Dave Eggers, A Hologram for the King

Beth Neff
“She prunes the idea away like a faded rose blossom, and quickly discards it as if the thorns might puncture her resolve.”
Beth Neff, Getting Somewhere

William Shakespeare
“Our doubts are traitors
And make us lose the good we oft might win”
William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

“The mourning process can feel like going through a carwash without a car.”
Jodi Livon

Hermann Hesse
“Your soul has fallen to bits and pieces. Good. Rearrange them to suit yourself.”
Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf

Mo Daviau
“I watched as she, with a half-life-worth of anger and resolve, flickered into this dark night and tried with all her might to get back what was taken from her.”
Mo Daviau, Every Anxious Wave

Dawn Lanuza
“I could keep saying
One more
Just one more
But when does it end?”
Dawn Lanuza, The Last Time I'll Write About You

“There simply is no stronger resolve than that of the inspired human spirit.”
Luis A. Flores

L.C. Perry
“Learn how to hurt them so they know how to heal. Sometimes, that’s the only way they’ll listen.”
L.C. Perry, Emerald Dream

George R.R. Martin
“When I was a squire young as you, I had a friend who was strong and quick and agile, a champion in the yard. We all knew that one day he would be a splendid knight. Then war came to the Stepstones. I saw my friend drive his foeman to his knees and knock the axe from his hand, but when he might have finished he held back for half a heartbeat. In battle half a heartbeat is a lifetime. The man slipped out his dirk and found a chink in my friend’s armor. His strength, his speed, his valor, all his hard-won skill … it was worth less than a mummer’s fart, because he flinched from killing.”
George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows

“My heart is not as steadfast as my resolve.”
Anthony T.Hincks

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Life is riotously oblivious to the concept of ‘giving up’. Rather, it’s only the forlorn muse of our frightened intellect that causes us to ‘pack it up’ when life is ‘picking it up’.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Deborah Bravandt
“Accepting the blame for shame is agenda and happens like a silent handshake of agreement. By resolving the blame for the shame, you resolve the anger.”
Deborah Bravandt

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